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The Search Conference Fred Emery

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Featured Image: Merrelyn Emery Ed. Searching: for new directions, in new ways for new times, Centre for Continuing Education, Australian National University 1976. Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  4 August 2022 The Search Conference Fred Emery Fred Emery, was an amazingly perceptive and prescient systems scientist, who was, without a shadow of a doubt, the father of the systems movement …

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Annotated Emery and Trist Causal Texture Paper

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Featured Image: FE Emery Ed. Systems Thinking, Vol 1 Penguin, 1981. Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  12 July 2022 FE Emery & EL Trist The Causal Texture of Organizational Environments Annotated Introduction I’ve been going back to Fred Emery’s ‘Search Conference’ methodology and my own ‘Search-based’ focus groups recently and thinking about my distant past. This is the first in …